Q.1: Craters are formed when ______________ hit the moon.
Q.2: The moon shines at night because ____________________.
a) it reflects the starlight.
b) it reflects the sunlight.
Q.3: The craters of moon can be seen from the Earth with the help of ________________.
Q.4: Why there is no wind, no rain and no clouds on the moon’s surface ?
a) Because it has no gravity.
b) Because it has craters.
c) Because it has no atmosphere.
Q.5: When you see more than half of the moon, it is known as ______________.
a) crescent moon
b) gibbous moon
c) half moon
Q.6: The increasing size of the lighted part of the moon is called _________.
Q.7: The decreasing size of the lighted part of the moon is called ___________.
Q.8: The day-to-day changes in the shape of the moon as seen from the Earth are called ___________ of moon.
Q.9: _______________ was the first man to step on the moon on July 20, 1969.
a) Michael Collins
b) Edwin Aldrin
c) Neil Armstrong
Q.10: ____________ was the first woman to go into the space.
a) Valentina Tereshkova
b) Kalpana Chawla
c) Sunita Williams
Q.11: _____________ was the first man to go into space.
a) Neil Armstrong
b) Michael Collins
c) Yuri Gagarin
Q.12: ________________ was the first Indian man to go into space.
a) Rakesh Sharma
b) Mahesh Sharma
c) Arun Sharma
Q.13: _____________ was the first Indian woman to go into space.
a) Kalpana Chawla
B) Sunita Williams
c) Kiran Bedi
Q.14: Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin brought ___________ and ____________ to the Earth.
a) rock samples
Q.15: When light falls on a/an _____________ object, it casts a shadow.
Q.16: The shadows of the Earth and the moon produced by sunlight are called _____________.
Q.17: The part of the shadow that blocks the sunlight is called the ____________.
Q.18: The part of the shadow that blocks only a part of the dark shadow of the Earth is called the ______________.
Q.19: The regular rising and falling of the level of water in the sea or ocean is called ____________.
Q.20: _____________ help in generating electricity and bringing ships to the shore.
a) low tides
b) high tides
Q.21: India sent its first space shuttle to the moon called ______________ in 2008.
a) Chandrayan – 1
Q.22: The national space agency of India is ________________________.
a) Satish Dhawan Space Centre
b) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
c) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Q.23: Artificial satellites are launched by specially designed _______________.
Q.24: First artificial satellite __________________ was launched by Soviet Union on October 4, 1957.
a) Apollo – 1
b) Sputnik – 1
c) Chandrayan – 1
Q.25: The first Indian artificial satellite named ________________ was launched on 19 April, 1975.
Q.26: The full form of INSAT is ______________________.
a) Indian National Satellite
b) International Natural Satellite
c) Indian National Site
Q.27: The full form of IRS is _________________.
a) Indian Remote Sensing
b) Indian Ramayan Satellite
c) Indian Remote Satellite
Q.28: ________________ satellites help to observe galaxies, planets and other space objects.
Q.29: ____________________ satellites are used to locate minerals, underground water and for land mapping.
a) Remote sensing
Q.30: _________________ satellites help to carry out studies of the Earth and the environment.
Q.31: India launched the first interplanetary probe to Mars – ‘Mars Orbiter Mission’ which is popularly known as _____________, from Sriharikota on 5th November 2013.
Q.32: The special suits of astronauts create a small _____________ around their bodies.